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“The Hate You Give,” The Movie!

It’s almost a wrap on filming “The Hate You Give,” based on the bestselling book by Angie Thomas. Check out her tweets from the set!


October 30, 2017 at 11:13 am Leave a comment

Veronica Roth Fans!!!!!







Hey everyone, I was just at Book Expo America, and I had an amazing time! Here’s a pic from a panel with YA authors Melissa De La Cruz, Kendare Blake, Alyson Noel, Lauren Oliver, and Veronica Roth. For the many Divergent fans out there, have no fear, Veronica Roth’s new series will start in January 2017! The first book is called Carve the Mark and you KNOW we’ll have it at the library.

May 16, 2016 at 10:28 am Leave a comment

The Wait is Too Long!

For everyone waiting for Veronica Roth’s next book, well…sorry, you’ll have to wait until 2017. Nooooo! I guess we’ll all be rereading Divergent until then. But Veronica has posted just a taste of what her new book is about. She says “My new book is a sci-fi fantasy story set in a time of extreme political unrest (hence the “Star Wars” comparisons you might have heard!).” For all the details, check out the whole post at her tumblr at

December 8, 2015 at 2:35 pm Leave a comment

See Author Joelle Charbonneau at Bloomingdale Library

YA Author Visit Bloomingdale Public Library
I just got some info from the teen librarian over at the Bloomingdale Public Library that they’re having an author visit from Joelle Charbonneau, author of the Testing series. This event is open to everyone – you don’t have to be from Bloomingdale to go.

If you’re an aspiring writer, or love the Testing series, be sure to check it out! She’ll be there Saturday, June 14 at 1:30 p.m. It’s limited to 50 people, so sign up now at Bloomingdale’s website!

May 15, 2014 at 2:36 pm Leave a comment

More Divergent!

Check out this great video from Epic Reads! Veronica Roth, Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Ansel Elgort all talking about the movie. If you love this series, check in this summer for our Divergent fan party at the library!

March 13, 2014 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

Veronica Roth talks about the Divergent movie

DivergentPosterWe’re SO CLOSE you guys! The Divergent movie comes out in just a couple of weeks!!!

But author Veronica Roth didn’t have to wait – she went out to Los Angeles to see the movie already and loved it. “I clearly remember grabbing the arms of my chair when Tris runs to catch the train after the Choosing Ceremony because I was nervous that she wouldn’t make it. (And then I thought to myself…YOU WROTE THE STORY, VERONICA.)” Want to read more of Veronica’s thoughts about the movie? Go to her tumblr and check it out.

March 4, 2014 at 4:25 pm Leave a comment

From the mind of John Green

Check out this great Buzzfeed Books post with 19 inspiring quotes from the mind of John Green. Oh, and John Green fans, DFTBA!

February 27, 2014 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

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